HA NOI – More than 20,000 people are expected to turn out at the Red Spring festival – the biggest blood donation event in 2012 – at My Dinh National Stadium on Sunday.
As of now, 10,000 people have already registered to participate.
Online registration is open at http://www.mau.vn/le-hoi-xuan-hong and http://www.facebook.com/le.hoi.xuan.hong.
The annual festival, organised by the National Institute of Haematology and Blood Transfusion and the Ha Noi Youth Blood Donation Mobilisation Association, aims to ease the blood shortage in the health sector after Tet (Lunar new year) holiday.
Last year, the event drew 5,600 units of blood. – VNS